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Breast Augmentation: Changes in Technique and Technology

Published on May 22, 2013 by

Breast Augmentation – www.casas.md Breast augmentation has been performed in the United States for over 45 years. The good news is that techniques and technology have vastly improved to deliver an overall high satisfaction rate. Today, breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures. In the past, the placement of breast implants […]

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Nipple Correction Considerations

Published on December 6, 2012 by

www.casas.md We continue our education series this week discussing the options of cosmetic breast nipple correction. We believe both nipple reduction as well as inverted nipple correction can improve your quality of life, boost your self-esteem and self-confidence and is a safe procedure that Dr. Casas has performed many times over her 20+ year career […]

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Will Going Braless Equal Sagging Breasts – Martha Stewart Magazine

Published on April 29, 2012 by

Question: I tend to go braless a lot when wearing tank tops and camisoles, especially in the summer. Could this have long term negative effects on my breast shape? Do you have any advice for how to help prevent breast sagging or help prevent worsening of my sagging breasts? Answer: If your breasts are not […]

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How Do I Choose the Best Plastic Surgeon for Breast Augmentation?

Published on March 23, 2012 by

Question: I’m interested in Breast Augmentation. What are the main ingredients to success in choosing the best Plastic Surgeon for me? Is it necessary to select a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery? Answer: I believe there are several important steps to a successful Partnership between a board certified Plastic Surgeon and […]

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Are Silicone Breast Implants Safe?

Published on March 22, 2012 by

Question: Is it true that Silicone breast implants are safe? Answer: The short answer is yes. Silicone breast implants that are FDA approved since the lifting of the moratorium in 2006 are safe. The real issue is whether you are a good candidate for breast enlargement with either saline or silicone gel breast implants. Typically […]

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Are Results from a Breast Lift Permanent?

Published on March 22, 2012 by

Question: Are the results from a breast lift permanent? Answer: Nothing on our body that we are born with or have had altered by cosmetic surgery is “permanent”. Our breast size can change as our weight and hormone levels change during our lives. In addition, many patients who desire a breast lift have poor skin […]

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Dr. Casas Discusses Breast Asymmetry at ASAPS Annual Meeting

Published on March 22, 2012 by

A panel of experts, including Laurie A. Casas, MD, explored the topic of breast asymmetry in relation to breast augmentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Discussed were the spectrum of problems as well as advice on surgical considerations. “The key to a high patient satisfaction rate is […]

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Breast Augmentation with Breast Implants – Am I ready to commit?

Published on March 22, 2012 by

Question: I have been thinking of breast implants for years and am finally ready to commit! I would like to be a 34C or D (am now a 34B). I also think I am uneven and one breast sags a little more than the other. Will breast implants also ‘lift’ my breasts and even them […]

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PIP Silicone Breast Implants

Published on March 21, 2012 by

Question: I just saw a report about the PIP silicone breast implants from France. Are those implants here in the US, and are they the same ones that Dr. Casas may have used on me? Answer: French Investigators found that the (now defunct) company called Poly Implant Protheses (PIP) were using inferior quality silicone, not […]

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In Case You Missed the Interview…

Published on March 21, 2012 by

In case you missed it, now you can listen to a recording of Dr Laurie Casas interviewed on The Loop 97.9 FM as part if their “Breast Year Ever” awareness promotion. Click the links below to stream the audio or “right click” to download. Dr Laurie Casas interview – The Loop 97.9 FM “Breast Year […]

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